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Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council v Scanlon - "causation test" in whistleblowing and victimisation case - EAT 22.5.07

The EAT has remitted this whistleblowing and victimisation case back to the Newcastle Employment Tribunal "to apply the correct statutory tests in the light of its findings of fact". The EAT pointed out that whistlelblowing a claim can only succeed if the reason or principal reason for an employer's decision to dismiss an employee was that the latter had made a protected disclosure: in this case the original tribunal had not found a "causative link" between the protected disclosure and the dismissal.

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